This Day in Minnesota History

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Today's Date: May 20

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1882

Ten thousand trout and salmon are planted in Rice County's Cedar Lake.

1902

The State Federation of Afro-American Women's Clubs is organized in St. Paul, with the goal of uniting clubs for better communication and productivity. Representatives from clubs in St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Duluth attend the meeting.

1927

Little Falls native Charles A. Lindbergh begins his famous trans-Atlantic flight to Paris, which takes thirty-three and one-half hours.